Chemicals description for Gamma-Valerolactone
Chemical names: Gamma-Valerolactone, GVL, 5-Methyldihydrofuran-2(3H)-one, 4-Pentanolide, 4-Valerolactone, 4-Pentalactone, γ-Valerolactone, 4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
Purity: above 99%
Melting Point: -31° C
Boiling Point: ~207.5° C
Flash Point: 81° C
Usage: Gamma-Valerolactone (GVL) is used as “green solvent” in ink production and developing new types of polymers. Gamma Valerolactone is used in fragrance, perfum, and flavor industry. Apart from its value as a potential fuel in its own right, Gamma-Valerolactone has shown promise in laboratory-scale thermocatalytic production of soluble carbohydrates from corn stover and wood at high yields apoteksv.se.